Pamela Anderson is easily one of the most recognizable celebrities and she's currently on of the most popular TV shows, Dancing With the Stars, so you can imagine how embarrassed she was when the whole world found out she can't afford to pay her taxes.
The California Franchise Tax Board revealed this week that the former Baywatch babe owes the state $493,144 in unpaid taxes. That's almost half a mil!
Pam is so embarrassed by the situation, but claims it's "out of her control."
She tweeted: “I’m not trying to avoid any tax obligation. Certain events occurred, outside of my control, which caused this temporary but embarrassing situation. All of my tax obligations will be resolved in the very near future. Love Pamela.”
We started hearing whispers of money problems back when she was about to get a divorce from Kid Rock. He pretty much outted her to the world telling fans he was convinced she only married him for money.
Last year the construction company that was working on her Malibu home claimed she still owed them $1 million dollars for renovations. But Pam denied the claims at the time.
She said at the time, "I'm financially secure. It is true that I am in a dispute with some of the contractors working on my home. My lawyers are reviewing the work done to see if the bills are fair. If they are, they'll be paid. If they aren't, they won't be."
Hopefully if she can stay on Dancing With the Stars for another few weeks she'll collect a hefty paycheck and can pay off some of the her debt. Up until just a few months ago she was living in a trailer park, so she really needs to get her financials in order.